STORY FROM: Benzene & Emerging Toxic Torts Litigation
Benzene Plaintiffs Oppose Safety-Kleen’s Motion for Summary Judgment in Pa. Case
December 15, 2017
PHILADELPHIA –– Plaintiffs in a Pennsylvania benzene lawsuit have opposed a recent summary judgment motion, maintaining that they have proffered enough evidence to overcome the defendant’s efforts to have the claims dismissed.
In a Dec. 7 response filed in the Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas for Philadelphia County, the plaintiffs noted that not only have they presented enough evidence to establish product identification, but they have submitted expert testimony opining that the plaintiff’s exposure to the defendant’s solvents were “intense, frequent, and proximate.”
The plaintiffs filed the underlying lawsuit, contending that Bruce Rhyne’s Acute Myeloid Leukemia was caused by exposure ...